Development Manager


Salary: £27,000 – £32,000 pro rata plus £2,000 London Weighting Allowance if applicable
Contract Type: Full Time or Part Time (22.5 hours minimum)
Location: London or Cardiff (will consider alternatives)

About Tempo

Tempo is a rapidly-growing social enterprise with huge ambition. Our work builds strong, resilient communities and gives people the tools to make real, lasting changes in their lives.

Tempo works to enable more people to volunteer in their communities, because giving your time and feeling valued improves health, happiness and future prospects. We do this with Time Credits, one of the world’s largest time-based community currencies. People earn Time Credits when they give their time and spend them on a wide range of activities they choose. Over 56,000 people have earned over 900,000 Time Credits so far, and we partner with over 1500 community organisations, public services and businesses.

Tempo are on a 5-year journey to becoming a nationwide organisation, enabling people from any community to get involved in Time Credits, join their community and access new opportunities. By 2023, we aim to have reached 250,000 people across England and Wales and see 2.5m Time Credits earned and spent.

About You

We are looking for a key team member to join us on our journey and grow our impact and reach; a Development Manager to join our Business Development Team. You’ll work closely with other Tempo staff to generate leads, develop new projects with potential funders and write high quality proposals and grant applications. You will also coordinate business development activity and develop new business resources.

You are passionate about communities and about creating positive, lasting change that builds on the skills and assets of everyone. You have experience of writing grant applications or bids, you are able to communicate effectively about our work and the people who get involved in Time Credits, you build relationships quickly and collaborate with team members to achieve a goal. You like a workload that is fast-moving, varied and fun, and you’re happy getting stuck in fast and taking initiative.

Other Information

• You can be flexible regarding working hours and location. This role will cover business development in England and Wales, and will include travel to meet with potential clients across both countries.
• You will be a member of the London-based Development team and while this role does not need to be based in London, regular travel to meet with the team is a requirement.
• This role is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Please refer to the job description and person specification for a comprehensive list of the main duties and the requirements of the role.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Friday 31st May 2019
Interview date: Thursday 13th June 2019

Please do not apply if you will not be able to make this interview date, either in person or via video conference.

How to Apply:
If you think this is the role for you, please take a look at our candidate pack first as it will help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you. It also provides you with important information on how to complete the Application Form and fully demonstrate your strengths to us.

View our Candidate Pack
View the Job Description / Person Specification
Download the Application Form

Please send your completed application form to using the post title and your name as the subject heading by no later than 9am on Friday 31st May 2019.

As part of our commitment to Disability Confidence, candidates who consider themselves to be disabled will also be given the opportunity to attend an interview if they meet the essential criteria for the role. By opting-in to this scheme, you are disclosing that you have a disability solely for the purpose of the interview guarantee and we will not assume nor infer that you wish to disclose or record your disability in any other way – including any reasonable adjustments you may need if you are employed.

The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
We strongly believe in the benefits of having a diverse and inclusive workforce and encourage applications from all sectors of the community.